To wrap up Latinx Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct.15) the offices of diversity and inclusion programs, College of Arts and Sciences, FGEN, ASUP Films, and international languages and cultures proudly presents a free screening of the film Hailing Cesar, a documentary on Eduardo Chávez, the grandson of César Chávez, and his journey as he learned about his legendary grandfather. Eduardo Chavez will attend the screening and speak about his journey and answer questions on Thursday, October 10, 5-6:30 p.m., in Dundon-Berchtold Hall’s Brian Doyle Auditorium. Light concessions will be provided. Please RSVP using this link.
For more information contact Yuri Hernández Osorio, diversity and inclusion programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org or x8198
Faculty and staff who are covered under the University’s Kaiser healthcare plans will have an opportunity to receive a flu vaccination onsite on Wednesday, October 9, from 10:30 to 1:30 p.m. The clinic will be held in Franz Hall room 120. You will need to bring your Kaiser Permanente card along with photo ID to receive a flu shot.
For more information contact Laura Barnard at email@example.com
The performing and fine arts department is honoring Fr. Claude Pomerleau, C.S.C., with a memorial concert series beginning with globally acclaimed pianist Andreas Klein on Wednesday, October 9, at 7 p.m., in Mago Hunt Center Recital Hall. Klein will offer a recital entitled “Bach, Beethoven and Beyond. The concert series if co-sponsored by PFA and the Garaventa Center.
For ADA accommodations or more information contact PFA at x7228 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information services provides annual online cybersecurity awareness training for staff and faculty. This year’s course includes 20 minutes of video, covering five core topics. Why is raising cybersecurity awareness so important to our campus? Even with the most advanced security technologies such as firewalls and anti-virus tools, what cyber attackers ultimately count on is human error. In this course you will be introduced to the social engineering methods that attackers use to fool you into providing unauthorized access. By taking a few simple steps and avoiding certain actions you can help prevent cyber attacks and data theft.
The course, “Cybersecurity Core Training 2019”, will be live and accessible from the ‘Custom Course Menu‘ in Moodle starting October 4. Current staff and faculty will be auto-enrolled. The target date for completion is November 1. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this training, please contact the Technology Help Desk (x7000, email@example.com).
Join Wellness Education & Prevention Programs for a brown bag lunch on Wednesday, October 9, noon to 1 p.m., in the Terrace Room for a presentation and discussion which will introduce the basic elements of Green Dot, focusing specifically on the vital role campus employees play in establishing and reinforcing the culture within which students exist. These will be a brown bag lunch, so please bring your lunch or purchase from the Commons dining room.
For more information contact Megan Cohara, Health and Counseling Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Head women’s rowing coach Pasha Spencer-Levitan will offer free rowing classes to faculty and staff on Friday, October 18. This is an opportunity to step into an eight-person boat and experience rowing on the water with UP friends and members of the women’s rowing team. In each boat, there will be 4 novice/beginner rowers that are paired with 4 experienced rowers and a coxswain. Please RSVP for this Learn to Row class on this Evite link. After registration, you will be contacted by Pasha with more information.
- Friday, October 18, 9-11am
- Map – please allow 30 minutes to drive to the UP boathouse on Vancouver Lake. If transportation is needed, a UP van will be arranged.
For more information contact Pasha Spencer-Levitan, athletics, at x8887 or email@example.com.
Though the author, Amy Olberding, is a philosopher, she intends the book for a wide audience and writes in an accessible fashion. The discussions will take place on the following schedule:
- Oct. 9: Chapters 1-3
- Oct. 30: Chapters 4-6
- Nov. 11/13 or 20 (depending on group’s preference): Chapters 7-9
The English department will present its next Reading and Lectures Series writer, Tracy Daugherty, on Wednesday, October 2, at 7:30 p.m., in the UP Bookstore. His reading is free and open to all.
Daugherty is the author of four novels, six short story collections, a book of personal essays, and biographies of Donald Barthelme, Joseph Heller, Joan Didion, and others. He cofounded the masters of fine arts program in creative writing at Oregon State University, and has won the Oregon Book Award five times.
For more information and ADA accommodations, contact the English department at 7228 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All University of Portland faculty and staff are invited to access the Columbia Sportswear Employee Store from September 20 to October 13. UP community members can enjoy the same discount as Columbia Sportswear employees, 40 to 50 percent off regular retail pricing, on all of the latest product from the Columbia Sportswear Company family (SOREL, Mountain Hardwear, prAna, and of course Columbia Sportswear) . Also, during this period of time, 10 percent of all sales are being donated back to the UP Outdoor Pursuits Program.
Please bring this special UP invitation (printed or shown on mobile phone), work ID (business card, badge, pay-stub, signature of work email, etc.), and a personal photo ID.
This offer is valid for UP employees plus 4 guests; UP employee must be present. It also covers store access only, not online orders.
Find store location and hours here or on the invite.